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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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American Guide SeriesPublic Library - Redwood City

in American Guide Series

This library was once a fire house. The arched doorways of today were once the bays for fire engines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - Redwood City, California

in American Guide Series

The City Hall of Redwood City sports a modern architectural look, even by today’s standards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSan Mateo County Courthouse - Redwood City, California

in American Guide Series

The old San Mateo County Court House now houses the San Mateo County History Museum. It is a US National Registered Historic Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWater Temple - Redwood City, California

in American Guide Series

The Pulgas Water Temple is modeled after those erected near canals and waterways by the ancient Greeks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA

in American Guide Series

Named the most beautiful California mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 5/25/2016

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American Guide SeriesLos Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

Formerly called Los Angeles Municipal Airport in the 1930s, Los Angeles International Airport is one of the busiest in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMoss Landing, California

in American Guide Series

A small community located along the Pacific Coast Highway in the middle of Monterey Bay. North of Monterey, south of Santa Cruz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Barbara County Courthouse - Santa Barbara, CA

in American Guide Series

The Santa Barbara County Courthouse has been serving this county for nearly 90 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Ysabel, California

in American Guide Series

A small unincorporated town in San Diego County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPemaquid Light - Pemaquid, ME

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The first lighthouse to be featured on a piece of US currency, the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse stands guard at the end of a long peninsula at the entrance to Muscongus Bay and Johns Bay along the southeast coast of Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPigeon Point Lighthouse - Pescadero, California

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Pigeon Point’s original name, Whale Point, was inspired by the gray whales that migrate past the point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOuter Quadrangle - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Outer Quadrangle forms the core of Stanford University Buildings. It is located facing the Oval as one comes in the main university entrance on Palm Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStanford Stables - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Stanford Red Barn is the heart of the Stables Area. This expansive area has several equine memorial statues, covered riding areas and jumping areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesButterfly Factory - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1811, the factory has been substantially altered and now a residential property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Woods Reservation - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Started with the purchase of 71 acres in 1908, the park opened on February 12, 1909, Abraham Lincoln's birthday.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Whipple House - Lincoln RI

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Mowry Tavern was on the crossroads from Providence to Worcester and a place for the stage coaches to stop to change horses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of the John Slater Mansion - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

John Slater, the developer and owner of the Slatersville Mills, once lived at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint Francis Cemetery - Pawtucket RI

in American Guide Series

Huge cemetery with well over 38,000 interments

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPeople's Park - Pawtucket RI

in American Guide Series

A beautiful park with a great baseball field

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMauthurin Ballou House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1710 is actually on Westwood Rd which is the way Parker St originally went.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBarney's Pond - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

If it were winter, I can imagine seeing kids skating here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpaulding House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Located on River St neat the Blackstone Canal in Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meeting-House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

The Meetinghouse dates back to 1745, with the rear section built in 1703.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Arnold Tavern - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Great stone ender built in 1687.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesMoffet Mill - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1812. the mill served as a machine shop and then a shoe-lace and braid factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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